Pacific Healthcare Imaging Blog

X-ray Tube Safety

How to Reduce X-ray Exposure During a Used C-arm Procedure

Where should I stand in relation to the X-ray tube during a used C-arm procedure? The scattered radiation from the patient comprises the main source of radiation dose to staff. Measurements have shown that scattered radiation from a patient’s body is more intense at the entrance side of the X-ray beam (i.e. on the side […]

MediCap USB Image Capture

How to Use a MediCap USB200 to Share C-arm Images

Some of our customers who are just starting out have a very limited budget. Their only option is to purchase a used C-arm that does not have DICOM send. However, they still can send their images into PACS or network using a Medicap Digital Device (like the MediCap USB200), which is connected to your used C-arm. […]

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Used C-arms: OEC 9800 Upgraded Flat Panel Monitors

The only way to make an OEC 9800 used C-arm better is to upgrade those old CRT monitors with new LED/LCD flat panel monitors. This new design will give you the flexibility to perform a procedure much more quickly. Plus your used C-arm will look much more current and modern.   The maneuverable arm gives […]

purchasing a c-arm system

Your Guide to the Variety of Used C-arms Available

Refurbished or Used C-arms: Your Guide to the Various Types of C-arms Refurbished or used c-arms are used for a range of diagnostic imaging and minimally invasive surgical procedures. Used C-arms, like people, come in different shapes and sizes. Here are the types of used C-arms, Mini C-arms, Compact C-arms, Full-Size C-arms, and Super C […]

OEC 9900 Used C-Arm

Advice When Purchasing a Refurbished or Used C-arm

Before purchasing a used C-arm, you want to do the necessary research. Make sure you let the seller know that you would like to know all about their refurbishing process. Here are some questions to ask before purchasing a used C-arm: What are the specifics in the warranty and application packages? Do you offer a service […]